Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Sustainability

2021 Climate Action Reflections

Posted by Claire Kantor on Dec 2, 2021 8:45:09 AM
 December has arrived and cue the cliché about how fast time goes by. The holiday season looks like a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but I think it is safe to assume that at..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Investing

Posted by Will Barror on Nov 22, 2021 10:15:00 AM
Has the newest IPCC report had you considering your impact on the environment? Have you been thinking about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) efforts? Perhaps you’re worried that..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

To Eat or Not To Eat Beef? That Is Not The Question.

Posted by Claire Kantor on Nov 4, 2021 9:02:03 AM
“Book after book, article after article,” Nebraska cattle rancher and steakhouse owner Jim Jenkins has spent the last half-decade exploring criticisms of the beef industry. Most of us would look for..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Learn about Environmental, Social, Governance Investing

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Has the newest IPCC report had you considering your impact on the environment? Have you been thinking about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) efforts? Perhaps you’re worried that..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

What is Waste Diversion?

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 24, 2021 3:34:00 PM
What is “Waste Diversion” and what are the most common forms? When you’re done with your takeout meal or your coffee cup from your favorite coffee shop, in most cases, these single-use products end..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Waste Update, Zero Waste

October is Energy Awareness Month!

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Oct 7, 2021 9:30:39 AM
October is the first full month of autumn. It is a month where gold paints our hillsides and seasons collide when the first snow sticks. Some of us dream of sweaters and lattes, Halloween costumes..
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative, Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Why are there more and more fires each year? And what does this mean?

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Sep 27, 2021 9:00:00 AM
If you live in the valley or have traveled recently in the area, you have probably noticed the abundance of smoke and haziness from nearby fires. You may ask yourself, “Why do we have such frequent..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Why are there more and more fires each year? And what does this mean?

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 29, 2021 9:00:00 AM
If you live in the valley or have traveled recently in the area, you have probably noticed the abundance of smoke and haziness from nearby fires. You may ask yourself, “Why do we have such frequent..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Understanding Sustainable Apparel Certifications

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Fast fashion is a business model in which clothes are mass-produced quickly and inexpensively in order to keep up with the latest fashion trends. The fast fashion industry has been described as a..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Local Resource for Healthy Home Information

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Jun 21, 2021 6:15:00 AM
Shelter is one of the three requirements for survival. Our homes are meant to be our sanctuary and provide us with comfort and protection from the environmental elements. However, there are many..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Sustainability Tips